Women & Guns

Women are the fastest-growing segment of the firearms community and have a unique set of needs when it comes to carrying concealed. Find helpful tips and articles, including the Pacifiers & Peacemakers series, to empower you to be your family’s ultimate protector.

Remembering My First Holster Carry

Beth Alcazar — September 9, 2014

For the ladies who are thinking about concealed carry, hopefully you’ve been training with your gun. Perhaps you’ve taken it… Read More

Test Anxiety & The Steel Challenge Match

Beth Alcazar — September 2, 2014

I had one of those crazy dreams last night… You know the ones, where you’re back at your high school… Read More

Open Carry and Responsible Gun Ownership

Beth Alcazar — August 26, 2014

I don’t have any issues with open carry. I live in Alabama, and I have spotted a handgun on someone’s… Read More

The “Don’t List” For Women With Guns

Beth Alcazar — August 19, 2014

It’s amazing to me how quickly and how often people will tell a woman she should not carry a gun… Read More

Aikido: An Additional Layer of Self-Defense Training

Beth Alcazar — August 12, 2014

About eleven years ago, my husband started Aikido training, and he loved to use me for practice. I’d willingly stand… Read More

Thank You, Everytown

Beth Alcazar — August 5, 2014

I’d like to personally thank Bloomberg’s anti-gun organization Everytown for their new anti-gun advertisement. It very aptly and profoundly demonstrates… Read More